Board of Directors


Susie McDonald, Board President; Owner/President (Retired), G. Howie Productions LLC 

Jocelyn Friedman, MS, ATR, Board Vice President; Art Therapist and Care Facilitator in Wake County Public Schools

Jeff Herrick, Board Member;  Research Ecologist

Katie Peoples, Board Secretary; Alumni Outreach Coordinator Duke University

Ali FredmanBoard Member; MBA Student Fuqua School of Business

Gerald Gallagher, Board Member; LL.M. in Law & Entrepreneurship, ’18 Duke School of Law

Bridget Pemberton-Smith, MA, ATR-BC, Board Member; Board Certified Art Therapist and Co-owner, Cameron’s 

Ashton Madison, Board Member; Durham VA Health Care System

Emily Esmaili, Board Member; Healthcare provider and an advocate of refugee children and their families in our community.